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Situs inversus totalis (SIT) is a congenital anomaly in which the major visceral and thoracic organs are reversed or mirrored from their normal positions.
13) Additional clinical features include corneal guttata resembling those in Fuchs' endothelial dystrophy, and flat-appearing optic discs with waxy pallor, occasionally dysmorphic in shape, and situs inversus of the central retinal vessels, differentiate snowflake degeneration from other conditions in the spectrum.
Both situs inversus and situs solitus are orderly arrangements of the viscerovascular structures of the body that are delineated during embryogenesis.
The combination of inverted Ps, QRSs, and Ts in lead I (Figure 1) suggests two possibilities: arm-lead reversal and situs inversus with mirror-image dextrocardia.
Situs inversus with dextrocardia is a rare congenital malposition of heart and thoraco-abdominal viscera.
The first is the embryonic/fetal, "early," or syndromic form, accounting for 10% to 20% of cases, which is associated with a high frequency of additional congenital malformations (including asplenia, polysplenia, cardiovascular defects, situs inversus, intestinal malrotation, small-intestinal atresia, anomalous choledochopancreatic ductal junction, and various positional abnormalities of the portal vein and hepatic artery), and is referred to as biliary atresia-splenic malformation (BASM) syndrome.
In Kartagener's syndrome the situs inversus refers to the condition in which the organs of the chest and abdomen are positioned in a mirror image of their normal locations.
One of the bodies donated this year had situs inversus or inversion of organs.
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG) accounts for approximately 30% of bariatric procedures performed worldwide; and its coexistence with partial situs inversus is one in a million.
Twenty deliveries did not fit the criteria for uncomplicated CS, the reasons being: multiple pregnancies (6--of which 5 sets of twins, 1 set of triplets); prematurity less than 36 weeks (5); general anaesthetic (4); abnormal lie (4--all breech); and significant congenital abnormality (1- situs inversus totalis).
Situs inversus is a rare congenital positional anomaly with an incidence of 0.